All Kinds of News for October 04, 2017
Open Sky assists teens, young adults and families struggling with difficult challenges and life circumstances. Nestled in the mountains of southwest Colorado and the Canyonlands of southeast Utah, the Open Sky approach transcends traditional wilderness therapy by emphasizing treatment for the whole family. We provide a life-changing opportunity to discover and create a healthy life that is an intelligent and authentic expression of one’s true nature.
Open Sky is expanding our capacity to serve young adults through our wilderness therapy program and is seeking a passionate Clinical Therapist to join our Clinical Team. Driven by our core belief that all people have the capacity to thrive, Open Sky provides individuals and their families with the skills needed for lasting success.
Working for Open Sky
What’s it like to work for us? We don’t stand much on hierarchy; we value excellence, innovation, integrity, courage and community. You’ll be most successful at Open Sky if you’re agile, autonomous and accountable. We intentionally cooperate to create a workplace with a fun, positive culture where people want to stick around. To join our team you have to have a sense of humor, be passionately committed to our mission, and be grounded by values.
Our Family-Centered Approach
The Open Sky approach transcends traditional wilderness therapy by emphasizing treatment for the whole family, not just the adolescent or young adult, and the application of evidence-based clinical modalities with innovative, well-researched holistic healing practices such as yoga, meditation and mindfulness. When a family partners with Open Sky, they embark on a rewarding adventure of self-discovery and learn a range of strategies that promote lasting success.
Responsibilities include: carrying a caseload of adolescent or young adult clients; providing individual and group therapy; facilitating weekly phone calls with parents and referral sources; delivering clinical training to field guides; marketing, including attending national conferences; working 2 days in the field (1 overnight) and 2 days in the office.
Clinical Ph.D., or Psy.D. (a focus in family systems preferred); licensed, or able to be licensed, in UT and CO; minimum of 2 years' clinical work with individual, group and family therapy with young adults; wilderness therapy experience; openness to mindfulness aspect of program; presentation skills; computer literate; excellent verbal communication and writing skills. Must be living or willing to relocate to Durango, CO.
Please email resume, cover letter, salary requirements and 3 signed letters of recommendation to: firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information: https://www.openskywilderness.com/careers. No calls, please. Open until position is filled.